EMS Conference Presentations

Thank you attending our EMS Conference.


Review the presentations through the links below.

Considerations in Common Childhood Emergencies: Perspectives and Pitfalls
Sujit Sharma, MD • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta


Do No Harm: Patient Safety and Quality in EMS
Leigh Hamby, MD , MHA | Chief Medical Officer


What’s Next in the Street Drug Pipeline?
Merrill Norton, PharmD, D.Ph., JCCDP-D | UGA College of Pharmacy

  • More Resources:
    Drugs of Abuse - US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration Resource Guide | 2017 Edition
    This comprehensive, 94 page document is an easy read and an excellent resource for the most commonly abused and misused drugs in the United States. It includes in-depth information about the drug’s effects on the body and mind, overdose potential, origin, legal status, and other key facts like common street names, what it looks like, how it is abused, and overdose effects. Drugs discussed include narcotics, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, marijuana, steroids, inhalants, drugs of concerns, and designer drugs. It also includes a list of additional drug education and prevention resources.  


Survivor Stories: The Positive Impact of Systems of Care
Panel Discussion and Special Guest Speakers


Sepsis: EMS to ED to ICU - What We Need to be Doing
Nehal Bhatt, MD | Athens Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine


Hurricane Matthew Vulnerable Population Evacuation
Lee Oliver, III, MPA, FACHE | Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service


It Could Happen to You: Workplace Violence and EMS
Mike Hodges, MA, CHSS | Piedmont Athens Regional